“Sometimes, we’re so focused on being consistent that we also lower the bar on amazing. After all, the thinking goes, if we can’t be amazing all the time, better to reset the expectation to merely good. Which robs us of the ability to (sometimes) be amazing.”
- Seth Godin
But it only works sometimes, by Seth Godin
“Everything needs a break.”
― Toba Beta
I am on vacation this week with my beautiful family. Post frequency will be light, but back to normal starting next! Waving from the Northfork!
“What an industry needs is people who have no idea on how it operates. People that don’t know that there are any rules. While it is good to break rules and to push boundaries, it’s much better to just never know that any rules exists. So, when an agency boasts that they have years of experience in the field that your company is working in. Run the other way, cause that only means that they know the rules. You need someone who doesn’t.”
Experience Slows You Down, by Nils Sköld
“If you squint you can stop your brain from seeing what it thinks it sees.”
— Chris Glass
A quote by Chris Glass, taken rom his wonderful CreativeMornings talk.
“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.”
― Henry James
You can buy an illustrated version of this quote by Lisa Congdon
“If no good can come from a decision, then no decision should be made.”
- Simon Sinek
Watch Simon explain what he means: Why to Wait Before Making an Emotional Decision.
“I wasn’t trying to make money,
I was trying to make a point!”
- Seth Godin
From the PressPausePlay Trailer.
“If you’re not living a life on the edge you’re taking up too much space! … You learn the most when you’re out of your comfort zone!”
- Jim Whittaker
Taken from this short by Eric Becker.
“The Most important days are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”
- Mark Twain
I am pretty sure Simon Sinek agrees with this quote wholeheartedly.